The other Joker spin-off movie will be about criminal couples counseling 

We’re coming around on Todd Phillips’ Joker movie, which will star Joaquin Phoenix as a refreshingly straightforward version of the Clown Prince Of Crime in a lower-budget superhero drama that just happens to be about a guy in funny makeup, but let’s not forget that Warner Bros. has some other Joker-centric spin-offs…

Chloe Dykstra contemplated suicide after being harassed for assault allegations

In June, actress Chloe Dykstra published a lengthy essay in which she accused an ex-boyfriend of sexually and emotionally abusing her while they were together, and while she didn’t give the man’s name, it was clear from references to him being a “successful podcaster” and “powerhouse CEO of his own company” that…

The Last Man Standing premiere is on Twitter, so maybe Tim Allen can get Trump to watch it

Last Man Standing is coming back from a well-deserved death on ABC for a revival on Fox this week, but if you simply cannot wait to see Tim Allen grunt and roll his eyes at—ugh—women and young people, the Last Man Standing Twitter account has dumped the full premiere online early. Now you can watch a far-too-long meta…

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross to compose the score for HBO's Watchmen

Zack Snyder’s Watchmen movie had a memorable soundtrack, with some direct lifts from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ original comic combined with My Chemical Romance covering “Desolation Row,” but HBO’s Watchmen sequel thing is going to go in a direction with a lot more droning industrial music. According to /Film, Trent…

On The Late Show, Hillary Clinton won't say "I told you so" despite being right about everything

Introducing former Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, First Lady, author, and person who won the popular vote by three million votes Hillary Clinton, Stephen Colbert had to wait for his audience’s extended applause to die down. And, sure, losing an election to a buffoonish bigot reality show host and confessed sex…

Arizona political ad somehow has one of the best twist endings we've seen all year

Political advertising is a doggedly straightforward beast: You either remind your constituents why you’re awesome, or you remind them why your opponent sucks. (Sometimes, if you’re feeling really ambitious, you do both.) The twist ending is rarely employed, presumably on the grounds that you don’t want viewers to have…

Comedy Bang! Bang! regular Ego Nwodim joins Saturday Night Live as featured player

We’re a little more than a week out from the 44th season premiere of Saturday Night Live, and the show has just released some info on a few new additions to its cast and crew. Per Deadline, the series is adding four new writers— Alan Linic, Alison Gates, Eli Mandel and Bowen Yang—to its roster, but the only on-camera…

Cary Fukunaga says he has no interest in doing a second season of Maniac

Old love ’em and leave ’em Fukunaga is at it again, apparently, with Variety reporting that newly minted James Bond director Cary Fukunaga has made it clear that he has no interest in returning for a hypothetical second season of Netflix’s new show Maniac. Fukunaga helmed all eight episodes of the just-released…

Kenan Thompson is finally ready to take his shot at primetime TV stardom

Kenan Thompson is a bona fide TV sketch comedy institution: As the longest-tenured cast member in Saturday Night Live history—and a member of Nickelodeon’s nostalgic kid-sketch touchstone All That before—Thompson has literally spent more than half of his life on the casts of televised sketch ensembles. Now, though, it…